Diet: broad-leafed plants, fruits, seeds, roots, insects, and small reptiles and rodents
Average life span: 15 years
Height: 67 in from feet to head (male)
Weight: 88 lb (male)
Birthdates: Scoops was born on March 18th 2012, and Penelope was born on March 6th 2012
Arrived at the Greenville Zoo:
Protection Status: Near Threatened
Fun fact: Rheas were named after the Greek Titan Rhea, whose name was derived from the Greek Rhea, which meant ``ground``. A fitting name for a flightless bird!